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Shooting Stars Square

Shooting Stars Registration

Here's where you can register for our 2014 Shooting Stars Cover Kids Contest, coming Oct. 11 to Plaza El Segundo. The first 200 children to pre-register and pre-pay will receive VIP gift bags!   … Read Article

Terranea Getaway Square

Win a Terranea Girlfriends Getaway!

Has it been awhile since you and your gal pals got away? Here is a fantastic opportunity! … Read Article

Planet Kindergarten Square

Ready For Liftoff!

Supplies? Ready! Suited up? Check! 3-2-1 Blast off! It’s time to explore “Planet Kindergarten” (Chronicle Books, ages 3-5). Using space travel, L.A. author Sue Ganz-Schmitt has created a clever picture book to prepare children for the unknown in a relatable and reassuring way. The steps needed to safely navigate new territory are humorously illustrated award-winning local animator Shane … Read Article

Doctor Scrubbing His Hands

If the Doctor Didn’t Lather Up, Speak Up

Did you wash your hands? You’ve asked your child hundreds of times, but how about your child’s doctor? If you didn’t see the pediatrician lather up before examining your son or daughter, you should speak up, says James E. Stein, M.D., chief quality medical officer at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Doctors, nurses and other healthcare providers should wash their hands – or use alcohol-based … Read Article